Manning & Napier (“Manning & Napier” or “the Company”) is participating at the 2013 National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) Annual Conference at the Marriott Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky from Sunday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 11. The company will also feature a recently released white paper highlighting fiduciary considerations, “Raising The Bar on Target Date Due Diligence: How Improved Transparency Can Help Fiduciaries,” co-authored with Strategic Insight. Shelby George, JD, CEBS, Practice Leader, Benefit Solutions, Manning & Napier, will participate as a panelist in the session titled, “The Yin and Yang of Retirement System Challenges,” which will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The session focuses on understanding retirement system challenges, and how plan sponsors can use these to motivate necessary changes in participant behavior. For more information on this session, please view the conference agenda here. For more information on Manning & Napier, please visit: www.manning-napier.com. For more information on the NAGDCA Annual Conference, please visit: http://www.nagdca.org/content.cfm/id/2013_annual_conference. About Manning & Napier Manning & Napier (NYSE: MN) provides a broad range of investment solutions through separately managed accounts, mutual funds, and collective investment trust funds, as well as a variety of consultative services that complement our investment process. Founded in 1970, we offer equity and fixed income portfolios as well as a range of blended asset portfolios, such as life cycle funds, that use a mix of stocks and bonds. We serve a diversified client base of high-net-worth individuals and institutions, including 401(k) plans, pension plans, Taft-Hartley plans, endowments and foundations. For many of these clients, our relationship goes beyond investment management and includes customized solutions that address key issues and solve client-specific problems. We are headquartered in Fairport, NY and had 515 employees as of June 30, 2013.